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Ergonomics

128.200 Healthy Workplace Design15 credits
An ergonomics (human factors) approach to designing healthy workplaces by improving well-being, preventing ill-health and enhancing work system performance, using the World Health Organisations' framework model, with a practical focus on analysis of musculoskeletal discomfort, pain and injury, computer workstation design and selected industries.

Management

128.300 Ergonomics/Human Factors: Work, Performance, Health and Design15 credits
An introduction to Ergonomics/Human factors (E/HF) - an inter-disciplinary holistic practice-based approach to integrate work, leisure and people in occupational, organisational, leisure (including sport, equipment, products, design and rehabilitation) environments to optimize matching of human-user-system health, performance, comfort and effectiveness: covering fundamental ergonomics principles, micro-macro-ergonomics, E/HF analytical methods, physical, psychological and social capacity and limitations of individuals and groups/teams in organizational socio-technical work and leisure environments.

Ergonomics

128.706 Micro/Macro Ergonomics30 credits
Human psychological, social and organisational characteristics and reliability related to ergonomics; systems theory, training, instruction, workplace information and organisational design.
128.801 Thesis120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
128.803 Ergonomics Research Report60 credits
128.804 Ergonomics Professional Practice60 credits
Supervised academic and industrial professional practice training. Includes design and conduct of a practical ergonomics project in an industrial setting and demonstration of mastery of professional issues.
128.805 Thesis 120 Credit Part 160 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
128.806 Thesis 120 Credit Part 260 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
128.900 PhD Ergonomics120 credits

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